Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Code Breaker

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CODE BREAKER (R4x32) 4C set John Drewry Stoneywood Collection 1

1- 8 1s dance down round 4s, cast back to places and ½ turn 2H to face down while 2s stand for 2 bars and dance down round 4s and cast to place while 3s stand for 4 bars and dance down round 4s and cast to place while 4s stand for 6 bars and ½ turn 2H to face up (similar to square set)
9-16 All circle 8H round and back. Finish as at end of bar 8
17-24 1M+2L and 3M+4L turn LH 1¼ times while 1L+2M and 3L+4M turn RH 1¼ times [all now on sides 2 (1)(4) 3], 1s+4s dance ½ R&L to end 2413
25-32 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across, 4s+1s dance LH across

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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